FiberStar and Nokia to deploy 100G transport services on the islands of Java and Bali

  • Nokia will deliver a new Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing (DWDM) backbone network to accommodate bandwidth requirements of the high-traffic areas of Java and Bali
  • The use of 100G technology will ensure FiberStar has the most advanced and efficient transport network in Indonesia

6 June, 2016

Jakarta, Indonesia – Nokia and FiberStar have signed an agreement to deliver new backbone capacity in the greenfield areas of Java and Bali. Nokia will deploy its latest DWDM technology, enabling speeds of up to 100G per wavelength to support FiberStar in delivering quad play network with advanced Triple Play telecommunications services.

Java is fast emerging as the center of economic activity in Indonesia, and Bali remains a prominent tourist destination. Connecting these islands is part of FiberStar’s commitment to scale up fiber optic coverage to more cities all over Indonesia by 2019.

Nokia’s technology will optimize FiberStar’s network with the maximum capacity at the most effective cost per bit. The signed agreement also includes a five-year service maintenance contract to guarantee excellent network performance.

Details at a glance:

  • Nokia Services: Network Planning and Optimization, Network Implementation, Care
  • Nokia’s Optical Networking portfolio including the 1830 Photonic Service Switch

Thomas Dragono, Commercial Director , FiberStar, said :

“We are committed with our fiber optic deployment in helping and speeding up the adoption of ICT in boosting the economy in various areas across Indonesia. With our comprehensive market understanding and expertise, combined with Nokia’s proven technology, we believe FiberStar can offer the best solution to address the current telecommunications needs, particularly throughout Java and Bali.”

Robert Cattanach, head of Indonesia, Nokia, said:

“Our strong presence in Indonesia and exemplary product track record gives FiberStar the means to provide the highest bandwidth and quickly provision new services. FiberStar can use this deployment as a starting point with 100G technology that can be upgraded in the future to 400G and beyond.”

Did you know?

Nokia was first to market with commercial 100G single carrier coherent in 2010, and the first programmable 100G/200G interface in 2013.

About FiberStar

Established in 2014, FiberStar has grown to be a nationwide infrastructure service provider with Net Neutrality. With 100% Fiber Optic, our network is being built in an open access architecture, allowing both enterprise customers to enhance their service delivery and enabling telecommunication service providers to deliver TRIPLE PLAY service. FiberStar has been making progress and will continue to focus on delivering QUAD PLAY ready network in more cities all over Indonesia by 2019. Our network will assure customers to develop their business with no boundaries.

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